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Tuesday, September 11, 2007

moonlight. patents. who-woulda-thought ;)

From a conversation on (via /.):

> What about microsoft patents?
> Will I have to suffer the shadow of Microsoft patents over Silverlight
> when using or developing Moonlight?

Not as long as you get/download Moonlight from Novell which will include
patent coverage.


you are kidding, right?

> Is the patent coverage you are talking about here anything to do with
> Moonlight, or just the codec's Microsoft is providing Moonlight
> users? (I think I know the answer, but just to clear this point up).

All of Moonlight.

In fact the codecs will be downloaded from Microsoft and will have their own EULA.


all of it? haha. you are not kidding ;)

software patents suck!